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Corporate Partnerships Officer - Marketing

International Role - No - Only National applicants will be considered.
1-2 Years

World Vision Lanka (WVL) is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organization working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. It is dedicated to working with the worlds most vulnerable people regardless of their ethnic, religious or social background. World Vision has been in Sri Lanka since 1977 and has invested over USD 380 million in relief and development projects across the country.

At World Vision we are passionate about children and are committed to bringing fullness of life to the most vulnerable and disadvantaged. Every day for forty years, that is what our team at World Vision has been doing.

We are currently looking for dynamic & creative individuals to join us in our journey of caring.


Job Profile

Working under the direct supervision of the Senior Manager – Corporate Partnerships the position will provide support to the Corporate partnership team in developing & managing the Corporate Partnershipsportfolio of World Vision Lanka (WVL). The candidate will engagein meetingprogrammatic priorities and achieve strategic targets, strengthen corporate partnerships, its impact & achieve its vision.

He/she will provide critical support in enhancing the corporate collaboration of WVL & establish new funding opportunities through the development of innovative project designs & partnership opportunities through strategic engagements with the corporate partners. The position will play a key role in increasing & diversifying the national resource base of WVL in line with the corporate partnership strategy of WVL within the framework of the WVL national strategy.

Key Objectives of the position

  • Identify, pursue & secure new corporate partners to strengthen, enhance & diversify the national resources base of WVL in meeting the organizational goals and objectives

  • Manage & cultivate effective relationships with existing and potential donors and corporate partners through continuous communications & collaborative engagements

  • Work in collaboration with WVL Program Operations in developing concept papers, project designs & project proposals to establish & enhance the WVL Corporate Partnership portfolio to meets its programmatic priorities

  • Monitor progress of projects and ensure submission of project reports in line with the partnership agreements and WVL Policies & Procedures

Preferred Education, Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Degree/ Diploma in Marketing (Full/part qualified from Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing SLIM) & related educational background

    Experience in Sales, Marketing with demonstrated prior success in business development , CSR initiatives/Corporate Community Investment & related roles

  • Good relationship management skills to effectively engage with & manage diverse stakeholders

  • Good understanding of current socio, economic & political context of the country

  • Excellent communication, presentation & report writing skills in English, ability to communicate in Sinhala and/or Tamil preferred

  • Competency in the use of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and Power Point

  • A team player with good interpersonal skills with cross-cultural sensitivity, & commitment to World Vision Core Values and Mission Statement

World Vision Lanka offers a competitive remuneration package based on individual competence and skills. If you meet the required criteria and wish to apply for this or any of the available vacancies, select the position you wish to apply for & submit your on-line applicationwith your CV and details of three non-related referees on or before the given closing date.

Closing Date: 5th October, 2017

Only short listed candidates will be notified.

This offer of employment is made contingent upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks.

World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children

World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice.